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Agent: Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys ‘very close’ to deal

Agent: Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys ‘very close’ to deal

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Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott is nearing a deal with the team to end his holdout. Elliott's agent, Rocky Arceneaux, said the tailback is "very close" to reaching a contract extension with the Cowboys. Elliott, who has been training in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, during his holdout, returned to Dallas on Tuesday in the hopes of finding a long-term agreement. "I think Zeke is showing he's committed by coming back to Dallas. We didn't come here not to do a deal," Arceneaux told reporters at DFW International Airport. "We're talking. They're committed and we're committed. That's why we are here." Arceneaux said Elliott is in playing shape if a deal is reached this week. League sources told NFL Media that Elliott and the Cowboys are in the final stages of a con...
Dallas Cowboys WR Amari Cooper battling heel strain

Dallas Cowboys WR Amari Cooper battling heel strain

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Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Dallas Cowboys star wide receiver Amari Cooper, who is seeking a new contract, is battling a heel strain. League sources told NFL Media and ESPN on Friday that Cooper hasn't been practicing due to the heel injury. The wideout is working toward a return and hasn't been ruled out for the preseason, according to the NFL Network. Cooper, along with quarterback Dak Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott, is asking for a new contract with the Cowboys. The pass-catcher chose to attend training camp but has been absent from practice drills, according to NFL Media. The Cowboys acquired Cooper in a mid-season trade with the Oakland Raiders in 2018. He recorded 75 catches for 1,005 yards and seven touchdowns in 15 regular-season games between the Raiders and Cowboys. The Raiders...
Dallas Cowboys DL David Irving suspended indefinitely by NFL

Dallas Cowboys DL David Irving suspended indefinitely by NFL

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March 1 (UPI) -- Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman David Irving was suspended indefinitely after violating the league's substance abuse policy, the NFL announced Friday. Sources told ESPN that the NFL was evaluating Irving for a potential suspension Tuesday. Irving's ban comes two days after the league suspended teammate Randy Gregory for also violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. Irving was an impending free agent. Sources told the NFL Network that the Cowboys had no intention of re-signing the defensive lineman. It is the third suspension of Irving's career. The 25-year-old defender was banned for the first four games of the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Irving played in only two games last season due to his suspension and ankle problems. He tallied four tackles and one sack. The Kansas C...
Redskins on top of NFC East after narrow win over Cowboys

Redskins on top of NFC East after narrow win over Cowboys

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The Dallas Cowboys' chance to end their road woes clanged off the left upright and fell away as time expired. Kicker Brett Maher missed a 52-yard field goal on the final play and Washington held on to a 20-17 victory over Dallas on Sunday at FedEx Field. Maher first lined up for a 47-yard attempt, but Washington jumped across the line of scrimmage and the officials called a snap infraction on Cowboys' deep snapper L.P. Ladouceur. The call against Ladouceur will be one of many things Dallas coaches, players and fans revisit after the Cowboys (3-4) fell to 0-4 on the road this season. Dallas was trying to erase a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter. Quarterback Dak Prescott ran one yard for a touchdown to cut the Redskins' lead to three points. His TD capped a 12-play, 74-yard driv...
Dallas Cowboys C Travis Frederick getting second opinion on spine

Dallas Cowboys C Travis Frederick getting second opinion on spine

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Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick has been seeking more medical options to resolve the repeated stingers he has suffered in practice. Frederick met with a spine specialist prior to the Cowboys' preseason game over the weekend to determine if rest is the best course of treatment, the Dallas Morning News reported. One option that has not been ruled out, sources told the newspaper, is surgery. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, in his weekly appearance on 105.3 The Fan, expressed hope that rest will allow Frederick's nerve irritation to subside. Frederick had contacted neck and spine specialist Dr. Robert Watkins in Los Angeles to make sure he was not dealing with a more severe injury. The four-time Pro Bowl center told ESPN that Watkins confirmed there were no additional issues and that ...